Cottage Grove is a growing community, with the population expected to rise to nearly 38,000 by 2018.1 Population2 34,689
Average Household Size2 3.0
Median Age1 33.77
Large Number of Young Families
44.9% of households in Cottage Grove have one or more people under age 18, compared to 31.8% statewide.2
Highly Educated Population
Cottage Grove residents are more highly educated than the state and nation, with 32.7% of adults having earned a Bachelor’s Degree or higher.2
Hispanic Population3 5.1%
1Applied Graphic Solutions, 2013; Accessed via greatermsp.org
2U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 3-Year Estimates, 2009-2011.
3U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2010.